Last weekend was Labour Weekend, the three-day weekend widely thought of as Gardening Weekend, as this is when it’s generally safe to plant tomatoes, cucurbits and a bunch of other summer things. Of course, I usually scoff at this notion because you can plant them earlier or later. It’s not like you’ve missed the boat … More Gardening Weekend?
Having finished my temporary work and having the last frost past us, it was time to get down to business in the summer veggie garden. I’m happy to be back to homesteading, but before I ran off the the garden I did have to be responsible and get on top of at least some of … More The Summer Garden – Let’s Get Down to Business
It is the middle of winter here. It’s been reasonably mild thus far, apart from one rather cold snap, and we are well past the shortest day, so that is something. I don’t mind winter as much as some people do. As long as The Little Fulla doesn’t bring home a cold… When it comes … More You Can Grow Food in Winter
The Front Plot is now a legit growing space. Last season we dug up a rectangle out of most of the front lawn, leveled the ground somewhat, put a very small amount of compost on and grew pumpkins, squashes and corn in there. Now it was time to get more serious about growing more food … More Boom! We Got More Food Security